Questions tagged [ios-app]

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Why does the Stack Exchange app need access to my local network?

Today, while using the Stack Exchange app on iOS 14.1, it prompted for permission to access devices on my local network. What types of devices could it be trying to access?
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Can't log in the iOS app with my Google account

I use my Google account to log in on the Stack Exchange website, but on the iOS app the login is not working. Press Log in on the app Select Log in using Google Put the Google account and password on ...
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Action names in post menu cut off in iOS 13

I just updated my iPhone 7 Plus to iOS 13 tonight and noticed that the post menu in the Stack Exchange app became close to unreadable, because the font/text is too large to be properly displayed. ...
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Remove Stack Exchange mobile app download buttons from emails

Why are the Stack Exchange mobile app download buttons still appearing in emails? This screenshot: Confirms that. These two posts all say that the Stack Exchange mobile app is no longer supported, ...
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Email app download badges should be modernized [duplicate]

For the first one, the up-to-date design is available here, and there also should be a newer version of Google's with a sans-serif font.
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Comments that are just a link are non-deletable on mobile [duplicate]

On the Stack Exchange iPhone app, to bring up the small menu beneath a comment with delete, reply, etc., we touch an area of text within the comment (touching a name or link will navigate to the ...
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Large Fonts Are Not Consistent in Stack Exchange iOS App [duplicate]

Self explanatory on picture App Version: 1.6.6.2 Device: Unknown (iPhone10,4) OS Version: Version 13.6.1 (Build 17G80)
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How can I report bugs with or request features for the Stack Exchange mobile apps?

I'm using the official Stack Exchange mobile app for iOS or Android, and My app crashed! It doesn't look good on my new smartphone. I noticed another bug. I have an idea for a new feature which is ...
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Oversized icons and text, text not completely displayed [duplicate]

iPhone has standard and not zoom mode enabled, yet the text and icons have a larger font. The favorite, flag, share and edit options only show icons and their text(function) isn’t displayed. App ...
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Did the preview API break? “The app submitted an invalid request”

I keep on seeing this error when trying to preview edits from the (admittedly unsupported) iOS app: I am concerned that this is a problem with the API response that’s behind this, which would be ...
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Share menu hangs iOS app

The Share menu in iOS 13 got a redesign, and the Stack Exchange iOS app is no longer compatible with it. I can still use it to copy the link, but when I try close the menu, it remains stuck. Opening ...
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iOS Mobile App - Push notifications down from May 25 - June 4

Update 2020-06-02: This has been resolved. We were able to recover our account, renew certificates, and push notifications should be working as expected. Push notifications will be down on the iOS SE ...
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Enhance the review mechanism on mobile app [duplicate]

Currently it is quiet cumbersome to come to do reviewing on the mobile app. IMHO especially reviewing is something people could / would do in every free minutes they have e.g. due the meeting or ...
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Make the mobile apps open source!

As the mobile apps aren't maintained anymore, and won't be in the future, many users are waiting for bug fixes or new form factors to be supported. If the SE development team is too busy with other ...
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Stack Exchange app iPhone X optimization

The Stack Exchange app doesn’t look very good on Apple’s brand new flagship phone yet. Also the app can’t identify the device model either. (Says Unknown (iPhone 10,3)) App Version: 1.6.6.2 Device: ...
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Answer comment cells need text formatting

I noticed certain keywords for text formatting are ignored in the app, e.g. code tags See attached image for reference. App Version: 1.6.6.2 Device: iPhone 7 Plus OS Version: Version 13.3.1 (Build ...
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Automated bug reports from the apps shouldn't post on Meta.SE

There's been a slew of low quality bug reports from the apps hitting Meta Stack Exchange, notably this recent one which is entirely lacking in context. Also see this extremely vague one. In comments, ...
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Connect Stack Overflow

I already have a Stack Overflow account (logged with GitHub) and I saw I can use the Stack Exchange app to receive my notifications, so I have installed the app, but when I try to link, it made me a ...
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How to close as duplicate in the app? [closed]

When trying to close a question as a duplicate in the app, you are expected to enter a URL or number. But, the app doesn't show numbers or URLs, and it doesn't show the previously selected duplicates ...
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Hidden text in activities [duplicate]

See screen shot... App Version: 1.6.6.2 Device: Unknown (iPhone11,6) OS Version: Version 13.3.1 (Build 17D50)
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Sign up using Stack Exchange [duplicate]

Unable to register through the application. App Version: 1.6.6.2 Device: iPhone 5s (Global) OS Version: Version 12.4.5 (Build 16G161)
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Are more mobile app review or moderation features coming? [duplicate]

This is a little bit of a double-question. Is the mobile app for Stack Exchange (in particular for iOS) still being developed? Is there any hope for adding in advanced features for the various review/...
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Stack Exchange mobile apps still use 'on hold' for recently closed questions

Since the introduction of new post notices, the "On Hold" label is not used anymore: "On Hold" had been used to label recently closed questions. The idea was that this language would imply less ...
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Does the Stack Exchange iOS app stop sending notifications for questions that have lots of comments?

When enabling notifications from within the iOS version of the SE app, I've noticed that whilst the majority of notifications are delivered without issue, any question that I ask that begins to get ...
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Meta sites are missing reputation in the Your Communities list in the Stack Exchange iOS app

Reputation for per-site metas is not shown in the 'Your Communities' list in the sidebar menu of the Stack Exchange iOS app (anymore – it used to work before). App development is currently frozen, ...
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Why do email notifications still advertise the mobile apps?

To the best of my knowledge, the Android and iOS mobile apps are moribund. However, an inbox notification email I received this morning (I rarely get them, as I'm online often enough to usually see ...
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Mobile apps unable to communicate with API

When browsing through the Stack Exchange mobile apps, I get an error message. There seems to be a problem with the API. It seems https://api.stackexchange.com/ is down so it might be solved soon.
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Cramped UI on iPhone 11 Pro Max [duplicate]

Text is clipped, e.g. Fa...e instead of Favorite. Also, the text looks like it could be much smaller and still be readable. Another contributing factor is there is a gap of about 0.5 inches (13 ...
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How can I make a favorite tag in stack exchange?

I want to know can I set some tag as my favorite, so I can easily visit the tag I want in Stack Overflow.
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When clicking on own comment the share card freezes [duplicate]

I tried to edit my comment (which is not possible) but without being able to tell what each of the icons meant I accidentally pressed the share button. The card popped up but I couldn’t dismiss it ...
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Stack Exchange iOS 1.6.6 app crashes Settings app when exiting Notices

Steps to Reproduce: On an iPhone, go to the Settings app → stack exchange → Notices → (pick any one) → back to Notices App Version: 1.6.6.2 Device: iPhone XS Max 64 GB (iPhone11,...
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Cannot view post images from iOS app

Viewing a Stack Exchange post in the iOS app on my iPhone 6s, I cannot view an image automatically nor by clicking it. It instead says: enter image description here App Version: 1.6.6.2 Device: ...
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Arrow to go to the main menu disappears

Arrow to go to the main menu disappears. This happens after visiting 10-20 questions. The app then restarts. Phone data and Bug data is below: App Version: 1.6.6.2 Device: IPhone XR (iPhone11,8) OS ...
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Unable to upload an image from the iOS app - “The app submitted an invalid request”

received a message to “see meta” after trying to upload photos to an answer I’m updating. This is the answer I’m trying to update with photos. How can I extend the rough-in drain away from the wall?...
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Order of duplicates is reversed in iOS app [duplicate]

Users with gold tag badges can close a question as a duplicate of multiple other questions. When they do so they can also set the order that the duplicate displays in. I recently closed a question and ...
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Why do I sometimes see the same question multiple times when searching in the iOS app? [duplicate]

Sometimes I see exactly the same question come up twice, and an example of this is shown below: The questions shown might look different, but tapping on them brings me to exactly the same page, ...
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Copy-Pasting Text into Bodies

While I can post external texts into question and answer bodies, it preserves the old font style, spacing and size (although the markdown display won’t be affected by that.) App Version: 1.6.6.2 ...
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Pasted text is reduced in size when copied from ask question description/body [duplicate]

Steps to Reproduce ## Tap ask a question type some text in body/description field copy/cut Paste in different location Notice text size is smaller Expectation Given I have copied text, when I ...
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Questions with a score of -1000 and lower are not rounded in the iOS app

Questions with a score of 1000 or higher are rounded, e.g. 1380 becomes 1.4k. This doesn't happen for questions with score of -1000 or lower, resulting in a very small text (it's readable in the ...
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Clicking on question very slowly loads top bar

I don’t know what’s going on, but opening a question causes the top bar to very very slowly load in. So slow that sometimes it takes 5 seconds before I can hit the back button. It’s like the ...
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Text for post buttons is no longer visible (in most cases) in iOS app on iPad OS 13.1 [duplicate]

It seems there is an issue with font size. App Version: 1.6.6.2 Device: Unknown (iPad 7,3) OS Version: Version 13.1 (Build 17A844)
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Some of the Hot Network Questions aren't completely shown in the iOS app

Another (minor) bug in the iOS app; unlike my two previous bug reports I'm not entirely sure these are related to the launch of iOS 13. The app has the complete list of Hot Network Questions (...
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iOS 11-13 - unable to paste into comments

I’m able to copy-paste from any application to any application. I’m able to copy from a comment or from a question or from an answer. I’m able to paste to a question or answer. However, if I attempt ...
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Bug after commenting [duplicate]

After commenting I get redirected to a white blank page. App Version: 1.6.6.2 Device: iPhone 6s OS Version: Version 12.0.1 (Build 16A404)
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Feed items cut off in iOS 13

It looks like iOS 13 changed some of the default font sizes, breaking the post menu in the app but it's also cutting off some of the texts in the feed. Here are some examples:
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Some site logos are hardly visible in the app sites list

The icon of Meta Stack Overflow is hardly visible in the iOS app on the dark background. This transcends the importance of meta, potentially affecting even sites themselves. It is already ...
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I want to make the fonts bigger in the Stack Exchange iOS app [duplicate]

I think the fonts in the Stack Exchange iOS app are too small, and I want to regulate the length of them. Could you add this function?
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What happen to Stack Overflow iOS app?

Actually what happen to Stack Overflow iOS app? Earlier I used and it's very useful when we get the messages from it via push notification.
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I want to customize the frequency with which sites appear in my iOS feed

Feature request: I want to customize my iOS feed. For example, I am not interested in role playing games, but I am very Interested in aviation. Edit: For clarity, I’m talking about the top of this ...
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Keyboard shortcuts not working with a Bluetooth keyboard on the iOS app

When using a Bluetooth keyboard to edit posts on the iOS app, some formatting shortcuts are working as expected (for example, if I type i from the Bluetooth keyboard, it will change to ‘emphasized ...

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